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This book is about civic participation. Some of the topics covered are: foundations of citizenship, creating a lasting government, the federal government, state and local government, the American economic system and many more.
The book contains unit lessons on: Foundations of Citizenship, Creating a Lasting Government, The Federal Government, Virginia State and Local Government, Foundations of Economics, Government and the Economy, The American Legal System, People Make a Difference and special features.
In Civics: Government and Economics in Action you will learn about the United States government and economy --and how you can participate as an active citizen.
Foundations of American citizenship, society and its values, its political heritage, how American constitution was framed, religion, and the Bill of Rights form the subject of this volume.
The authors concentrated more on the everyday, American citizens and how people come together to govern themselves. It helps learners to see how the process works examples are stories about real people as they pursue life, liberty, and happiness.
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